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tv   News  Al Jazeera  August 22, 2013 3:00am-3:31am EDT

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this is the 900-page document we call obamacare. my staff has read the entire thing. can congress say the same?
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be and let me just show you what 13,000 people living under canvas looks like. they built this from scratch. the camp need clean water,
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sanitation. there is a lot that still needs to happen. arrived in this camp on friday. she says she escaped hell in syria after her husband was killed. she is the sole breadwinner for a family of 94. she was thankful to get across. >> our house was destroyed by shelling. my husband stayed behind and then, in play, he was killed by armed men. i don't know who they were. terrorists, free syrian army, i don't know. but they put him and shut him look an animal. >> an armed group linked to al qaeda. the sheer number of refugees crossing the border means resources are stretched. this is a mammoth operation.
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the u.n. are registering between 25 and 50 tents a day. put it is a slow process and there are some people who haven't been given tents yet. but they sleep outdoors. the u.n. agency say they are in sprit need of assistance. >> after that provision of food, winter is around the corner, we also have to think i in advancef winter eyation. >> how long it will be here for is unknown. serious conflict drags on and the spillover into the region is clear for all to see. and that's right. you've seen what the conditions are like for this camp behind me. but there are a number of camps. a lot of them set up like this
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in any empty space they can find. this for the moment is far from an ideal situation but the refugees we have been speaking to are relieved. if they are here a year, year and a half, that relief is going to turn into frustration, the kurdish national government believes long term there is a real challenge. thank you. >> prime minister kevin rud and opposition leader tony abbott answer, both leaders promising to tackle it head-on. >> if you are coming to boat by australia, provided by a people-struggler then you will not be allowed to settle in
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australia. you will be settled in other countries that is right part and parcel, specifically new guinea. doing the right thing by the world and at the same time making sure you are maintaining an orderly system of immigration. >> temporary protection visas so the population smugglers haven't got a product to sell, and processing in places like manu and island and building much better relations with countries like indonesia and sri lanka.
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>> deal with a leak of radioactive water. the alert level at fukushima is said to be the highest since the time of the disaster. >> the degree to which the problem at fukushima has not been dealt with has laid bea ba, there are various elaboration of radio kitchen water in the drainage channels, even more disturbing because this is not some sort of uncharted, unexpected leak of water from god knows where. this is water used to treat three of the reactors which are in a constant state effectively
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of melt down. they use that to cool down because if you don't do that, it will lead to a more serious event or environmental hazard. they use these to keep these very seriously overheating plants at a manager temperature and they store the then radioactive water in one of a thousands tanks, and they found that one or proper several of these are not secured, and not safe to stand near for any number of hours into if groundwater and then they think there is a real danger it is getting into the sea as well because the plant is so close to the sea coast.
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mismanagement, the worry that perhaps the japanese people haven't been given the entire truth, and like chernobyl, the possibility to stabilize it, if the weather is in the wrong direction, remains very, very high indeed. >> terrifying stuff. anita mcnoor, thank you very much. bradley manning is likely to spend at least eight years in prison before being considered for patrol. social. >> to try to put the maximum amount of pressure on bradley to try to get him to tell them to say that, in fact, julian julial
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tactic of trying to intimidate this witness, now to get him to give up information which is either true or not true but has a great deal of temptation involved in it, in telling them anything they want to hear even if it's untrue. >> the sentence hearing has begun for another u.s. soldier, sergeant robert bales has admitted to killing afghan sirchls last year. more secret tapes of conversations of former u.s. president richard nixon, recorded 40 years ago by a hidden tape system, here he
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talks to secretary of state henry kissinger of coming to the white house. >> i had already stented a conversation at your suggestion a few months ago. >> i know. >> i repeated it and said we could do it of one of two ways, to go either to the u.n. or come to washington. >> what purpose is it to go to the u.n. and then drop down here without the head of state thing and it will be everything except the grill. >> two men from iran have been jailed in teheran after a failed bomb plot. he was found guilty of attempted murder and sentenced to a term in prison about. won the disputed election with 61% of the vote against 34% for the opposition.
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the ceremony was delayed after his opponent gan changarai. >> the united states has placed sanctions on a ridges school in northwest pakistan. , traveled to northwest prak stan where he gained exclusive access to the medrasa. >> this according to the u.s. government, is a terrorist training sister -- center where terrorists are convinced to carry out attacks. also accused of providing financial support to groups like queastled anal qaeda and the tae
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u.s. department of treasury has placed sanctions again the school. >> it is the first time of providing any american with any business asset with it and freezes any of its assets that come under u.s. jurisdiction. in what can only be described as crisis talks, the elders of the medrasa have gathered since learning of the sanctions. sheik amenala controls the school, the sheik was labeled an l al qaeda facilitator for providing material support to al qaeda and the taliban. no one here they say has seen him in eight months and deny he has ever supported the banned groups. mohammed ibrahim says the u.s.
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has its facts wrong and it is he who has control. adding these are lies. we say it is a hope of islamic teaching. we strongly conindex the u.s.'s accusations against al mebdrasa and ask them to show us proof. >> so no taliban or no al qaeda has ever received training from this medrasa? spl we have been here for 20 years, nothing bad has ever happened. so why are the americans accusing us of is training terrorists? >> he says he's shocked by the news. i've lived and studied here for the past three years and i've never bet an al qaeda or taliban. nor have i been trained to do anything bad. >> pacpakistan's government has
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failed to comment. al jazeera.com. >> crack down in egypt, increasing violence, and the hearts and minds of the international community. from washington, this is inside story.
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